The Latest in Federal Grants: 5 Funding Opportunities Announced This Week

This week’s Federal Funding Spotlight features programs that aim to…

  • strengthen humanities programs at community colleges;
  • reduce the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder in rural communities;
  • assist state, tribal, local government agencies and interstate/intertribal entities in developing programs which protect, manage, and restore wetlands;
  • build mutual understanding between the United States and other nations through carefully designed short-term visits to the United States for current and emerging foreign leaders.

Click here to view the latest funding opportunities published to Grants.gov.

Federal Funding Spotlight

Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges

  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Current Closing Date for Applications: July 12, 2019
  • Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges support community colleges’ commitment to educating students on a variety of educational and career paths. The program funds curricular and faculty development projects that help strengthen humanities programs and/or incorporate humanistic approaches in fields outside the humanities. Each project must be organized around a core topic or set of themes, drawn from humanities areas of studies such as history, philosophy, religion, literature, and composition and writing skills. Each project must also incorporate a broader institutional vision for the humanities at a community college.

 

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MATE)

  • Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Current Closing Date for Applications: June 10, 2019
  • The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) is a multi-year initiative by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural communities at the highest risk for SUD. This funding opportunity, RCORP-Medication Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MAT Expansion), will advance RCORP’s overall goal by establishing and/or expanding MAT in eligible hospitals, health clinics, or tribal organizations in high-risk rural communities.

 

FY19 and FY20 Region 10 Wetland Program Development Grants

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Current Closing Date for Applications: June 7, 2019
  • Wetland Program Development Grants (WPDGs) assist state, tribal, local government (S/T/LG) agencies and interstate/intertribal entities in developing or refining state/tribal/local programs which protect, manage, and restore wetlands. The primary focus of these grants is to develop/refine state and tribal wetland programs. A secondary focus is to develop/refine local (e.g. county or municipal) programs.

 

FY 2020 International Visitor Leadership Program Collaborative Services

  • Department of State, Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • Current Closing Date for Applications: July 11, 2019 
  • The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Office of International Visitors (ECA/PE/V) at the United States Department of State (DOS), announces an open competition for the FY 2020 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Collaborative Services. The IVLP is the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. It seeks to build mutual understanding between the United States and other nations through carefully designed short-term visits to the United States for current and emerging foreign leaders. These visits reflect the International Visitors’ professional interests and support the foreign policy goals of the United States. Applicants may submit only one proposal under this competition. If multiple proposals are received from the same applicant, all submissions will be declared ineligible and receive no further consideration in the review process.

 

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program

  • Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • Current Closing Date for Applications: June 4, 2019 
  • The Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program is intended to increase the knowledge of agriculture and improve the nutritional health of children and to bring together stakeholders from the distinct parts of the food system to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities, such as school cafeterias and classrooms, while fostering higher levels of community engagement between farms and school systems. The initiative is part of a broader effort to not only increase access to school meals for low-income children, but also to dramatically improve their quality.